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Our Snow Day with Don Corleone

I woke up early Thursday morning to the beating of wind gusts against our bedroom window. Before we went to sleep, the last we heard from the news forecast was that our small community along the Jersey shore would be covered in 3-to-6 inches of snow. But the wind kept howling all night, and it …

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Bring It On

I woke up this morning the same as any other. The steam from the shower slipped slowly beneath the bathroom door in a warm cloud over the bed, where I still lay in a light slumber. I opened my eyes in a foggy haze and glanced over at the clock on the nightstand. It was …

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From Us to You, Thank You, Thank You

They remind me in so many ways of each other. I often wonder how two little girls on two opposite sides of the world have so much in common. I stop myself most of the time, because like both of them, their stories are special and in no need of an explanation. They are almost …

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The Relentless Pursuit

He can hear the wailing of the horn again, but he can’t seem to tell if he’s awake or asleep, stuck somewhere between his dreams and reality. The constant blaring in the distance finally startles him awake. He rubs his bloodshot eyes and lifts his head from his crossed arms where it rested moments before …

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“Szczing The Day” By Saving Lives

We arrived at Overbrook Golf Club a little after four in the afternoon yesterday. The air was crisp and cool when I stepped out of the car. Wind whistled through the trees and blankets of snow covered the ground except for a carved out walkway leading up to the main entrance. It was a winter …

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Szczur Brings Important Message to Local Schools

   “Life is all about finding your purpose,” said Matt Szczur, Cape May County native and current outfielder with the Chicago Cubs. “You have to set goals for yourself. Set one goal you want to accomplish each day and do it.” Szczur surprised fifth grade students today at both Margaret Mace Elementary and Cape Trinity …

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